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The Leaders We Need: And What Makes Us Follow  January 1, 2008

From the Archives – What exemplifies good leadership and what motivates some to lead and others to follow? We talked in November with a leader in the field of leadership. Michael Maccoby is a psychoanalyst, anthropologist, consultant, and the author …

Grace and Gumption: Stories of Fort Worth Women  January 1, 2008

From the Archives – Who are the women that made Fort Worth great? We learned about many of the colorful characters in Fort Worth history in November with Katie Sherrod, editor of the new collection, “Grace and Gumption: Stories of …

How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters, and How We Can Get It Back  December 31, 2007

From the Archives – Not too long ago, the United States was a leader in manufacturing, design, and technological development. John Kao hopes we can regain this leadership role and makes the case in his new book “Innovation Nation: How …

Eureka: A Novel  December 31, 2007

From the Archives – Everyone knows Jim Lehrer as an acclaimed journalist and host of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Lehrer is also a very successful novelist. He was in town earlier this fall to promote his latest book “Eureka: …

News Today  December 27, 2007

From the Archives – There’s little doubt that the media landscape is changing rapidly. But which changes are good and which are bad for media consumers and producers? Earlier this fall, we talked with award-winning journalist Frank Sesno, a veteran …

The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future  December 26, 2007

From the Archives – What kind of car will you drive in 20 or 40 years? Will it be gas, hydrogen or solar-powered? Which car companies will dominate the landscape? Earlier this fall, we talked with Vijay Vaitheeswaran, correspondent for …

Perspectives on Foreign Policy  December 21, 2007

How can our country change its image abroad and what does the next President need to do to lead the U.S. in a new direction? We’ll talk this evening with General Wesley Clark (Ret.) whose recent book is “A Time …

The Freedom Manifesto: How to Free Yourself  December 20, 2007

What are your plans for 2008? If you’re like Tom Hodgkinson, founder of “The Idler”, you’re planning to throw off the shackles of authority and embrace a freer, happier, and more fulfilled you. We’ll find out how he plans to …

Why Less is Truly More  December 20, 2007

What effect does our consumption-based society have on our happiness? We’ll explore a simpler lifestyle this hour with Michael Gellert, author of “The Way of the Small: Why Less is Truly More” (Nicholas-Hays, 2007).

Why We Are Excited About Obama and Why He Can’t Win  December 19, 2007

Why is Barack Obama’s candidacy so exciting for some and so polarizing for others – even within the African-American community? We’ll spend this hour with Shelby Steele, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of “A Bound Man: Why …

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